To transgress or exceed the limits of; violate:
Conflict means to clash with someone or something.
To be contrary to; be inconsistent with:
To break (a law, rule, promise, etc.); fail to keep or observe; infringe on
To commit an offense by violating a law, principle, or duty.
To prevent the occurrence, realization, or attainment of:
To refuse or reject with contempt or disdain; scorn
To reject emphatically as unfounded, untrue, or unjust:
To compete with; to strive against.
(Obs.) To transgress; violate
To treat without proper respect or attentiveness.
To refuse to believe; reject:
To defy is defined as to work against or resist something.
Breach is defined as break or violate.
To travel across, often under difficult conditions.
To argue or reason against; contradict; deny; dispute
To fail to fulfill; cancel:
To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
To give help or relief (to); assist
To give approval to; support; sanction
To give permission, approval, or assent (to something proposed or requested) in opinion
To give one's consent to; sanction; confirm
To grant or concede:
The definition of permit is to allow something.
The definition of allow means to permit or to give permission.
To give moral or spiritual support or encouragement to
To say positively; declare firmly; assert to be true
(--- Informal) To serve (a prison term):
Find another word for contravening. In this page you can discover 35 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for contravening, like: infringing, conflicting, negating, contradicting, violating, transgressing, thwarting, spurning, repudiating, overstepping and opposing.